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Scientific Instruments 1500 - 1900:

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By Gerard Le Turner, This is an in-depth Antique Scientific Instrument Book that provides an authoritative study of Scientific Instruments produced in significant numbers from the seventeenth century onward. These instruments appeal to the mind and afford a measure of the intellectual achievement of the age in which they were made. In addition to giving practical advice on buying and selling instruments and checking their authenticity, it includes a comprehensive international list of major museums and instrument collections. Whether a historian, collector or dealer, this combination of text and photos provides an invaluable reference volume that would be a priceless addition to any private library collection. 1998 University of California Press. Hard cover, black and white & color pictures, table of contents, bibliography, index. 144pp New